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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2007-004483-41
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:P070120
    National Competent Authority:France - ANSM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2010-08-19
    Trial results
    Index
    A. PROTOCOL INFORMATION
    B. SPONSOR INFORMATION
    C. APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION
    D. IMP IDENTIFICATION
    D.8 INFORMATION ON PLACEBO
    E. GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE TRIAL
    F. POPULATION OF TRIAL SUBJECTS
    G. INVESTIGATOR NETWORKS TO BE INVOLVED IN THE TRIAL
    N. REVIEW BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY OR ETHICS COMMITTEE IN THE COUNTRY CONCERNED
    P. END OF TRIAL
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedFrance - ANSM
    A.2EudraCT number2007-004483-41
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Effet de l’espacement des doses d’anti-TNF sur l’activité inflammatoire chez des polyarthrites rhumatoïdes en rémission ou en faible activité inflammatoire : essai randomisé contrôlé.
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    STRASS
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberP070120
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Information not present in EudraCT
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorASSISTANCE PUBLIQUE - HOPITAUX DE PARIS (AP-HP)
    B.1.3.4CountryFrance
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorNon-Commercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name ENBREL
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderWyeth
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationFrance
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameENBREL
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNEtanercept
    D.3.9.1CAS number 185243-69-0
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameEnbrel
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number50 mg / ml
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeRecombinant d'origine génétique
    D.IMP: 2
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name HUMIRA
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderABBOTT
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationFrance
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameHUMIRA
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNAdalimumab
    D.3.9.1CAS number 331731-18-1
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameHumira
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number40 mg/14 jours
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typePolypeptide recombinant
    D.IMP: 3
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Methotrexate Bellon
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderSanofi-Aventis
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationFrance
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameMethotrexate Bellon
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Cachet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNMéthotrexate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 59-05-2
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameMéthotrexate Bellon
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeantinéoplasique
    D.IMP: 4
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name ARAVA
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderSanofi-Aventis
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationFrance
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameARAVA
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Coated tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNléflunomide
    D.3.9.1CAS number 75707-12-6
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameARAVA
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number10 mg
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeimmunosupresseur
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Polyarthrites rhumatoïdes en rémission.
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 8.1
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10039073
    E.1.2Term Polyarthrite Rumatoïde
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Démontrer l'équivalence en terme de niveau d'activité inflammatoire de la PR sur 18 mois, de deux stratégies thérapeutiques chez des patients atteints de PR, traités par anti-TNF et en rémission ou en faible niveau d'activité inflammatoire depuis au moins six mois, évalué par le DAS 28:
    - Maintien du traitement à l'identique (Bras M)
    - Versus Décroissance progressive du traitement anti-TNF par espacement progressif des injections (Bras D)
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    1- Comparer ces deux stratégies thérapeutiques en terme médico-économiques. Le critère de jugement sera le rapport coût-efficacité incrémentiel.
    2- Démontrer l'équivalence de ces deux stratégies en terme de:
    - Activité de la maladie mesurée par le DAS 44
    - Survie sans rechute à 18 mois
    - Incapacité fonctionnelle selon l'indice HAQ à 18 mois et sur 18 mois
    - Qualité de vie selon le SF-36 à 18 mois et sur la période des 18 mois
    3- Décrire la tolérence des traitements dans les 2 groupes, en particulier en terme de pathologies infectieuses.
    4- Vérifier que la progression structurale à 18 mois (score de Sharp modifié par van dre Heijde - SHS) n'est pas supérieure dans le groupe (D) que dans le groupe (M).
    5- Identifier des facteurs prédictifs de maintien de la rémission lors de la décroissance thérapeutique.
    6- Décrire la réponse thérapeutique à la réascension si une rechute est observée lors de la décroissance dans le groupe D.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    - Age supérieur ou égal à 18 ans,
    - Polyarthrite rhumatoïde (PR) selon les critères ACR 1987 modifiés,
    - Traitement de la PR par anti-TNF en infection sous-cutané de type adalimumab ou etanercept depuis plus d'un an, à posologie usuelle (celles correspondant au libellé d'AMM) et stable depuis au moins 1 an. Si un traitement de fond conventionnel est associé à l'anti-TNF, traitement de type méthotexate ou leflonominde à posologie stabledepuis au moins 6 mois.
    - PR en rémission, cad DAS28 inférieur ou égal à 2,6 depuis au moins 6 mois,
    - Absence de progression radiographique dans l'année précédent l'inclusion dans l'étude basée sur l'avis de rhumatologue traitant,
    - Réalisation d'un examen médical préalable,
    - Consentement éclairé et écrit,
    - Capacité de se conformer aux recommandations du protocole.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    - Progression radiographique dans l'année précédant l'inclusion dans l'étude, selon l'avis du rhumatologue traitant,
    - Traitement par prednisone, prednisolone ou methylprednisolone,
    - Grossesse en cours,
    - Femme en âge de procréer sans contraception efficace,
    - Pathologie cancéreuse ou toute autre pathologir nécessitant un traitement pouvant interférer sur l'évolution de la PR,
    - Antécédent de la maladie inflammatoire aiguë dont le diagnostic est autre que celui de la polyarthrite rhumatoïde, par exemple, connectivites mixtes, lupus érythémateux systmique,
    - Patient devant subir une intervention chirurgicale pendant la durée de l'étude,
    - Non affiliation à un régime de sécurité sociale (bénéficiare ou ayant droit).



    progression radiographique durant l'année ^précédant l'inclusion dans l'étude ; contre indication au traitement anti-TNF; intervention chirurgicale programmée ans les 18 mois à venir; incapacité à comprendre la langue française, absence de consentement éclairé signé.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Principale :
    Evolution de l'activité inflammatoire de la PR évaluée par DAS 28 en mesures répétées tous les 3 mois sur 18 mois, à l'aide d'une calculatrice spécifique et reposant sur:
    - le compte des articulations douloureuses à la pression sur sites différents,
    - le compte des articulations gonflées (synovites) sur les mêmes sites,
    - la vitesse de sédimentation,
    - l'évaluation de l'activité globale de la PR par le patient sur EVA

    Secondaires:
    1) Rapport coût-efficacité incrémentiel, c'est à dire Delta (coût maintien - coût décroissance) / Delta (Efficacité maintien - Efficacité Décroissance)
    2) - Activité de la maladie mesurée par le DAS 44
    - Rechute pendant ls 18 mois de suivi
    - Incapacité fonctionnelle selon l'indice HAQ
    - Qualité de vie selon le SF-36 à 18 mois et sur la période des 18 mois
    3) Tolérance des traitements
    4) Progression structurale de 18 mois (Score de Sharp modifié par van der hejde - SHS)
    5) Facteur prédictif du maitien de la rémission et facteurs prédictifs de la rechute.
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy Yes
    E.6.4Safety No
    E.6.5Efficacy No
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence Yes
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic No
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic Yes
    E.6.13Others No
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) No
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans No
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study Yes
    E.7.1.3Other No
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    E.8.1.2Open Yes
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Yes
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    Même médicament à doses de plus en plus espacées.
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned22
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States No
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA No
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee Yes
    E.8.8 Definition of the end of the trial and justification where it is not the last visit of the last subject undergoing the trial
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years3
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male Yes
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Yes
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception For clinical trials recorded in the database before the 10th March 2011 this question read: "Women of childbearing potential" and did not include the words "not using contraception". An answer of yes could have included women of child bearing potential whether or not they would be using contraception. The answer should therefore be understood in that context. This trial was recorded in the database on 2010-08-19. Yes
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Yes
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women No
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation No
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state250
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2007-12-21
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2008-01-25
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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